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Arena Essex Raceway
PRI Racing Fixtures
1.00pm , Sunday, 30 August - PRI Bangers plus Lightning Rods, Ministox and Stock Rods Supreme Championship

Gates open at 11:00 AM       Admission prices on the gate -
Full Price (15 – 64): £14.00, Children (5 – 14): £7.00 (under 5's free),
Family (2 Full Price and up to 4 Children): £40.00,
Concessions (over 64 and blue badge holders): £8.00
Admission includes car park and programme - (Programmes subject to availability)
No need to pre-book. Purchase tickets at the gate. 

With the end of August fast approaching, today brings the first day of our traditional two day August Bank Holiday special with action from the PRI Bangers, Lightning Rods and Ministox plus the first of the Supreme Championship finals, this time for the Stock Rods.
The Stock Rods have given much of themselves over the course of this season with some great action each time they show up. Today's meeting is a little different to the way we normally do things in that the first appearance for the Stock Rods will be the Supreme final itself and starting positions will depend heavily on how each driver fared during the qualifiers during the season. Not that the other heat races are completely immaterial since they all mean points towards the overall driver's championship which currently has Tony Perfect at the top of the board, his nearest rival not doing himself any favours in his last appearance. Could this be the perfect time to clinch both titles?
The Lightning Rods are also here today and though this is a formula that can suffer when the numbers are down, they have been surprisingly good this season. They have not, however, been without their own brand of trouble though. This isn't too unusual given their huge, immense, bloated... well, you get the idea. Getting something as big as a Sierra or similar around our bends can be a chore, especially when you don't have the luxury of contact that bangers will often take for granted when trying to turn right. As far as their Supreme Championship goes, we get to see that in our next meeting so today is your chance to see who is likely to take the title this year. Could it be a Norman? What about Nigel Carroll? Or maybe Anthony Lawrence could pick it up again? Watch out today and pick your favourite because at the end of today's racing, the Lightning Rods' next race here is the big one!
I've mentioned that the Stock Rods have given us plenty to see over the course of this season but the same can also be said for the Ministox. With a change of the hierarchy with the departure of some of the big names in the formula due to age, things are changing at the front and if Charlie Morphey thought that he had an easy ride at this point, he got an awakening at our last meeting as late season newbie James Waite gobbled up quite a few points and took plenty of trophies. With the season running down, it looks like Sophie Fasey will drop out of the championship trophies but will Charlie manage to topple Lauren Overy off the top spot with just three meetings to go? Or how about Luke Dorling? We shall see...
Finally we come to the PRI Bangers and a formula that has really come on since their humble beginnings as the Rookie formula a few years back. Actually, looking in the back of the programme, you might notice that there is a points table for this formula, something that the Rookies didn't get, and the top of the table has some very familiar names in it. Very interesting is that. Especially as the PRI formula has provided action that has put a number of the National fixtures to shame this year!
And that's not all, folk! Come back tomorrow and you'll see 2l Stock Cars and the return of the Ninja Sprints. Oh yes, nearly forgot, it's also the traditional time of the year to get out the big metal as we perform the 2015 Rawlins Transport Unlimited Big Van Championship! It's another 1pm start and it's a meeting you just shouldn't miss!